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a scene t fully taken over by the fbi. jimmy lee dikes retired trucker navy veteran abuse cued of killi -- accused of killing a bus driver. there were 22 kids on the bus. he allegedly grabbed the little boy holding that little boy hostage in a homemade bunker. >> i can assure you the negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect. this time we have no reason to believe the child has been harmed. >>> that bunker about sometimes you will see in alabama 4 feet by 8 feet. they will put these in the ground as a tornado shelter. some describe them as a bomb shelter. we are told by people here that he does have electricity and he does have food and investigators fbi swat negotiators are able to communicate. they have pushed a pvc pipe into the bunker or tornado shelter and they have been able to communicate. they have lowered medicine down to the little boy who has illnesses that had to be taken care of on a daily basis. hopefully new information updated in an hour and a half, two hours. >> craig boswell live for us. >> the top five stories making the news at this hour. a manhunt is unde
creatures that are already disappearing. >> absolutely. tell us about the other story. there is a u.s. navy ship wreck off the philippines. the military said it will chop it up, get it out of there. is that the right approach? can you tell us what's happening? >> another piece of bad news. a couple today. unfortunately this is a terrible tragedy. u.s. navy mine sweeper ran aground on a coral reef that happens to be a unesco world heritage site in the philippines. we have lost 25% of the world's coral reefs. another 25% is rapidly declining. for this type of activity to happen -- for a u.s. navy ship to run aground and destroy precious coral that takes thousands of years to grow is a tragedy and unconscionable. we don't knowle exactly what happened, why the ship ran aground. it hasn't happened for 40 years. the navy has a good safety record. at this point all they can do is cut up the ship. if they were to drag it off the reef it would cause more damage. they hope to go in with ship-bound cranes, cut up the ship which is mostly wood, lift it and remove it from the reef. i hope the navy will
of killing a former navy seal. he's facing two counts of capital murder in the shooting of death of chris kyle a u.s. sniper who star in the reality series "stars earn stripes." in an interview kyle said he had no regrets about his actions in combat. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of because they were actively trying to harm americans, allies, or civilians. >> ruth was a military veteran, but his motives are still unclear. he's being held on $3 million bond. >>> we are entering the seventh day of the hostage standoff in alabama. a 5-year-old boy is still being held in an underground bunker by jim lee dykes. police continue to negotiate with dykes who is making the boy as comfortable as possible. the boy has received a car and some cheese and crackers. police say dykes shot and killed a school bus driver last tuesday and abductsed the child. the funeral for the bus driver was held on sunday. as hundreds turned out to pay tribute to charles poland who was hailed as a hero for protecting the other children on the school bus before he was shot. >>> defense secretary leon
between anacostca and navy yard stations are emotional about the experience less than 24 hours later. >> and we have to pay to ge off of the train and after sitting in the trial. >> reporter: once the power was out, they were left in the dark. >> and i think the reason why some people were panicking, the conductor couldn't get through to central control and that is when some decided to get themselves out. >> reporter: for metro's general manager after a morning meeting including the d.c. fire officials came this apology. >> and first thing i want to do is apologize to our customers. they were on the trains for a long time. >> reporter: the problem, he said, the piece of equipment was smoking and there was human error when the crews went down to the track to try to stop it. >> and that emergency trip button was hit and that is come the power came down from underneath the two trains and there was no longer power to the trains. >> reporter: the investigation is just beginning and some metro riders are reeling over advice that they stay on the 49. michael charles is the passenger w
details about the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and american sniper author chris kyle and his friend at a texas gun range on saturday. a sheriff in texas says the shooter, also an iraqi war vet, may have been suffering from some sort of mental illness, perhaps ptsd, post-traumatic stress disorder. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son. and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range, for some type of therapy. >> the suspect, eddie ray routh, is on suicide watch. he's held on $3 million bond facing two counts of capital murder. >>> and now to the state department, where there will be an official welcoming ceremony today for the new -- for the agency's new chief. john kerry took over from hillary clinton on friday, taking the oath of office at a private ceremony with supreme court justice elena kagan officiating. the new stret of state then spent the weekend making phone calls to foreign ministers from around the world. >>> well, browsing the internet on an ipad or laptop computer too close to bedtime could
in u.s. military history killed at a shooting at a texas gun range. chris kyle a navy seal that served in four tours in iraq. he and another man were gunned down by a former soldier who kyle was reportedly helping with post-traumatic stress disorder. eddie ray roth has been charged with two counts of murder. molly is live with more on this tragic story. >> chris kyle the u.s. military's most deadly sniper and another man were both killed at rough creek lodge 50 miles southwest of fort worth texas. authorities have identified the shooter as man from lancaster now in police custody. they confirmed that he was a decorated corporal that has been deployed to iraq and served in haiti. he is believed to have shot kyle and his friend, chad littlefield at close range before fleeing the lodge area in kyle's stolen pickup truck. a motive remains unclear but he suffered from post-traumatic stress syndrome. kyle had taken him to the range in an effort to help him cope and was reportedly turned on the two men. after the murders, texas authorities said he drove to his sister's house and told her and
of there. and when it is done the u.s. navy will no longer have 14 class mine sweepers. we will have 13 and we could owe the philippines $300 per square meter of coral and somebody in mapville is going to be in big trouble. morning. the world's most watched tv event just two days away. >>> the alabama standoff with a 5-year-old hostage enters the fourth day. >>> an explosion rips through this building killing 25. others are feared trapped in the rubble. >>> plus, hillary clinton rides off into the sunset. chuck hagel against down right defensive and lions, tigers and bears. "first look" starts right now. >>> good morning. super bowl weekend is here. fans of the ravens and 49ers descend upon new orleans, the town known for the lavish parties is gearing up to throw one of the biggest ever. and there's a lot to look forward to. jay gray is live in new orleans for us. jay, tough assignment. good morning. >> reporter: yeah. i get all the rough ones. good to talk to you this morning. the colors of mardi gras lighting up the dome. comes in the middle of that festival. and a lot of people as yo
's your latest weather. willie? >> al, thanks very much. to texas, search for the motive of a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. another iraq war veteran is charged in that case. lester holt has the latest on the investigation. lester, good morning. >> willie, good morning. i get to meet and spend time with chris kyle last year for the release of his autobiography. he was the most lethal sniper in u.s. history. he and a friend were gunned down at a shooting range in glenrose, texas. a sad twist of fate for a man who became a hero on the battlefield. america's deadliest military sniper who, over four it tours in iraq, made over 160 confirmed kills, a number chris kyle told me a year ago was not the one he focused on. >> every person i killed, i have a clear conscience of. they were actively trying to harm americans, military or civilians. >> reporter: he and his friend, chad littlefield, were shot to death. the alleged killer, eddie ray ralph, former marine, arrived at the range with the victims. after killing them with a semi automatic handgun at close range, he drove to his sister's house and confess ed
loaded with weapons. what do we know about that? >> in fact, the u.s. navy helped the yemen i didn't coast guard intercept a dow packed with weapons in yemen's territorial waters in recent days. on board were a surface-to-air missiles known as man pads that can be used civilian and military aircraft. c-4 military grade explosives, 122 military shells. rpg's and bomb-making equipment including electronic circuits, triggers for roadside bombs and vehicle born ied's. the uss ferragut helped fly for the mission. the vessel flew multiple flags and had 8 yemeni crew members on board but it is not clear tonight what the point of gin gin -- origin was. >> construction accident in texas has apparently turned deadly. this is the scene frisco, texas, just to the north of dallas. according to our local station there. crews were installing a new pipeline and the trench collapsed. a man trapped inside. officials tell local media he died. more on this as it comes in. this will be the year congress finally gets it done. that's what one senator is saying about a new bipartisan push for immigration
special here in texas. want to turn briefly to the shocking story of the navy s.e.a.l. sniper, who had 160 combat kills in iraq but was shot dead this weekend by a former marine on a gun range here in texas very similar to the one i'm sitting in now. chris kyle began working to help fellow vets suffering from post traumatic distress syndrome. one of his co-authors join us now, a man who knew him well, jim defelice. tragedy, this. your friend was trying to help another armed servicemen who had come out, suffering from this very frequent problem now that so many ex-soldiers have, post traumatic stress disorder and it ended tragically. what did you feel when you heard about this in terms of what chris was trying to achieve? >> i didn't -- i still -- i guess i'm still in total disbelief that chris is gone. and i think that everyone that knew him feels the same way. chris -- i personally don't know the exact details of what happened. and i'm sure that more information will come out, but chris, even before the book, even before he was famous, devoted a considerable amount of time to helping vete
years of the united states navy including active duty in the vietnam war. he has run for president, kind of knows what is happening. and he also already has travelled the globe on behalf of the obama administration, helping mend strained relations with afghanistan and pakistan. during kerry'ses nomination, president obama called him the perfect person for the job. >> i think it's fair to say that few individuals know as many presidents and prime ministers or grasp our foreign policies as firmly as john kerry. and this makes him a perfect choice to guide american diplomacy in the years ahead. >> meanwhile, in a shocking move, wisconsin senator ron johnson voted for john kerry's confirmation today. see, on thursday johnson was kind of put in his place by senator kerry after trying to make a scene over benghazi. >> will you work with me then on an ongoing basis so we can get that behind us, so we can find out what actually happened and we can move beyond that. can you just make that commitment to me? >> i think, senator, in all fairness, i think we do know what happened. i think that it is
shooting range. chris kyle, a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. who not only survived four combat tours in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and
of the dead is well known former navy seal chris kyle. he described himself as the most lethal sniper in military history. a third man shot them both dead. the suspect is in custody. >>> in alabama, officials say the man holding a boy hostage is allowing the delivery of potato chips and toys. he grabbed the 5-year-old from a school bus. funeral sfervices for the bus driver was held on sunday. i'm don lemon, keeping you informed. discover card. cashbacashback concierge?! we have a concierge! i know; it's exciting! wow! what exactly is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back - i'm here to help you get the most bang-for-your-buck. it's a personalized thing from discover. it's easy, we won't try and sell you anything, and it's free. free? i want that. yeah you do! this guy is great. high-five through the phone! yeah! i did it. did you actually do it? oh, i did! i totally did. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. cashback concierge get the new it card at discover.com. to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morn
. you can have a handgun. and my cousin he is in the dominican navy. he was here visiting. we web to a gun show first time i had been to one. he was shocked what he saw in there. and he even could have bought an automatic rifle. he told the guy, my dominican pass port is in my cousin's car. the guy was ready to give it to him without it. >> stephanie: albert now that this debate is in the news you see a lot of these clips of gun shows, and i'm like any of those people can just buy a gun with no background check? pretty much all of them look like they shouldn't be able to buy a gun. >> caller: he was shocked. he said anybody terrorist could walk in here and buy guns. >> stephanie: yeah, yesterday, the nra apparently they don't even want people on the terrorist watch list to not be able to get a gun. >> caller: but they are beholden to the gun manufacturers. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: and that is what is happening here. and i'm wondering why if people want an automatic weapon in this country, why can't they be kept locked down at gun ranges. have your military
is mark kelly. he's a retired astronaut and u.s. navy captain. captain kelly recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. this is an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. captain kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank you, chairman, for inviting me here today. i look forward to constructive dialogue with your committee. i also want to take the opportunity to congratulate gabby's friend and much respected former colleague jeff flake on his new role as arizona's junior senator. as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gabby's gift for speech is a distance memory. she struggles to walk and she is partially blind. and a year ago she left a job she loved serving the people of arizona. but in the past two years, we have watched gabby's determination, spirit, and intellect conquer her disabilities. we aren't here as victims. we're speaking to you today as americans. we're a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about
. a shooting at a remote gun range in texas has killed two men, one of them a former navy seal. the man authorities believe is responsible is in custody, but they say they are still trying to figure out what happened. andrew spencer has the story. this was in it glenn rose texas this man, took kyle's pickup truck and went to his sister's house. and after that he admitted to the sister that he shot. >> they have for shackling some and some time past and all of a sudden he rushed down of the road and they all took off after him. >> he was charged with murder and is being held on a $3 million bond. he was unemployed and has spent three years in the marines. he started a nonprofit with posttraumatic spread stress disorder. >> there has been some discussion that they could have tried to reach out to try to help them. >> if i could describe him he was a circuit later he served others and he was humble. that was andrew spencer, reporting. we'll take a quick break here on the kron four morning news. as we go we have more reaction from niners fans who celebrated the super bowl game in the south
celebrex. for a body in motion. >>brian: the u.s. navy mine sweeper that ran aground off the cost of the philippines will be removed in pieces. it can't be freed any other way so the navy is dismantling it. >>> time to pay up tawana brawley slapped with a court order. she has to pay more than $430,000 to one of the men she said raped her. she lied. and al sharpton helped her. remember that story? gretchen, something else? >>gretchen: alert everyone. the p.c. police are back, is our politically correct society caving to religious groups in our schools. this week a school in colorado allowed students to say the pledge of allegiance in arabic. joining me is todd starnes. >> our investigation discovered there is a disturbing trend in the country where muslim students are being given accommodations that christian students are not saoefrg. >>gretchen: this example in colorado, what was it? who did it? >> rocky mountain high school, fort collins, colorado, they had a cultural club in the school. they led the entire student body in the pledge of allegiance on monday said entirely in arabi
challenged then shalt -- and chandler in kentucky. he ran in 2012 and one. a navy veteran defeated an incumbent republican and went on to win the general election. the first openly bisexual representative of congress and steve horse for was elected, formerly the leader of the nv said it. speaking of nevada, president obama is in las vegas this afternoon. he will be talking about immigration. the president will be live at 2:55 eastern here on c-span. taking us up to 1:00 eastern, we will hear about immigration from "washington journal" viewers. the day, democratic line, virginia. hello. caller: thank you for taking my call. i am very happy about the agreement, that is important. i also think that all the immigrants that we brought into this country for their cheap labor, we are certainly reaping what we so and we should give them citizenship. certainly the corporations have enjoyed them for the past 30 years. but what i am against is worker programs. right now we have unemployed americans. i know we keep hearing that they are doing jobs that americans will not do, but they are not.
committee on gun violence. also testifying, retired navy captain mark kelly, husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was shot two years ago in tucson. the washington post as a story about how families react when local public schools closed. a group of activists a closing schools most of text poor and minority students. -- most effects poor. we would like to hear from you. here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. wheat can share that on the air. you can join the conversation on facebook by looking for c-span .r e-mail us in the headline in the washington post this morning -- what you think's? is closing public schools a civil rights issue? the washington post says -- other stories related to this, from "the huffington post" -- those phone numbers again -- we will start with an independent caller this morning. lou in connecticut. good morning. caller: good morning. i would like to see all public schools closed. public schools are a government monopoly, and utter failure. it would be like having a government monopoly in the automobile industr
is a big part of that. so secretary of the navy has basically said that they're sort of -- contingency planning is to cancel 55% of takeoffs or landings on aircraft carriers, 23 ships won't get maintenance or repair work. >> bill: so in terms of preparedness, right, this would be a disaster. >> it is. that was panetta's point. we're really -- >> bill: why do republicans want this? >> i was on the floor yesterday rattling off all of the statistics. speaker boehner actually followed me and you know, went off on this sort of gimmick bill that they're talking about. the president has to come up with a balanced budget within the next ten years. so you know, sequestration, as you know a mechanism back in the '80s, graham ruddiman, the language is also verbatim and it was never intended to actually go into effect. it was to force people to compromise and negotiate. >> bill: which is what we thought it would be over the fight over the debt ceiling. >> when you're talking about a trillion dollars of deficit reduction over the next ten years, the fact is that you could do this on the back of an
are murdered. >> stephanie: we were talking about this tragedy yesterday, this navy sale sniper who was shot at the gun range. all of the arguments we can't have gun-free zones, that guy -- talk about not just someone that is trained, apparently the most prolific sniper in american military history is shot at a gun range. >> by someone with ptsd. >> stephanie: exactly. mental health and guns. >> exactly. >> stephanie: twenty-nine minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more gripping, current. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> don't you realize politicians always make extravagant promises? >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome it to. charlie pierce coming up next hour, representative peter welch
in the military. i spent 25 years in the u.s. navy. i've shot these weapons. i've flown in combat. these weapons are extremely effective at killing a lot of people very quickly. and they should be reserved for the united states military. >> you know, mika, i hear that over and over again from my friends that have served in the military. we've heard it from colin powell. we heard it from stan mcchrystal. so many of my friends that have served in the army that have served in the marines say i've used these weapons. i know what they're for. they're for killing a lot of people as quickly as possible. they should be used for killing enemies on foreign battlefields, not for civilian use. >> and we're hearing from general after general that comes on our show and actually has an honest conversation about this, which is what we do here. and they don't see a place for it in our society. and i don't understand -- i had a very hard time listening to the testimony from the nra as well as from -- i think it's gayle trotter, the lawyer who is representing their point of view because it just, to me, is putting
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